Events this week: ARHS Choral Concert, UNscheduled, Rep Dykema office hour, and Artist trail tours

by beth on April 8, 2019

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Above: The biggest happening this week in town is the coordinated non-event. (image from flyer)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week.

[Note: The highlights don’t include ongoing weekly programs. For those listings and more, check the Event Calendar.]

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

  • Knitting Club (Senior Center Program) (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ The Southborough Senior Center, 9 Cordaville Rd: Bi-weekly gathering of knitters working on their own creations and discussing community projects. For details, see flyer.
  • 6th-8th Grade Book Group (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: The monthly book discussion group is run by Young Adult Librarian Aileen Sanchez. They will be discussing a book selected the previous month. If you are interested in joining the group, call 508-485-5031 or email asanchez@cwmars.org.
  • Poetry Workshop (6:30 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Level: At the semi-monthly sessions, Everyone is asked to bring in five copies of their original poetry for supportive feedback. If you don’t have a poem, come and share your insights. The group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month.
  • ARHS Spring Choral Concert (7:00 pm) @ Algonquin Auditorium

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

  • Southboro Wellness: Hair, Skin & Nails (12:15 pm) @ Southborough Wellness, 205 Turnpike Rd: Workshop on Essential Oils. Part of the store’s free monthly series. Registration is not required.
  • 2nd-3rd Grade Book Group (4:00 – 5:00 pm) @ Southborough Library: The monthly group is led by Children’s Librarian Kim Ivers. This month’s discussion and activities will revolve around a book selected the previous month. For information or to sign your child up, email kivers@southboroughma.com or call 508-485-503.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

  • Bay Circuit Trail hike (1:00 – 2:30 pm) @ meet at the Southborough Senior Center: A free program of the Trailblazers for active seniors. Please register for the event by calling 508-229-4453. Carpool to the next north section of trail. (This is one of a series of hikes on the trail for the group.) Carl Guyer will lead the about 2 mile hike. For details, see Trailblazers flyer.
  • Southborough UNscheduled (4:00 – 9:00 pm): This is an annual NON-event, organized by Southborough Youth & Family Services. Residents are encouraged to focus on time together as a family this evening. Southborough (and Northborough) public schools don’t assign homework, town sports don’t hold evening practices or games, and community organizations and town boards don’t schedule evening meetings for that date. Parents are also encouraged to come home from work in time for family dinner and to cancel or reschedule out of town activities/meetings that interfere. For details, see dedicated post.
  • Cookbook Club – Family Edition (7:00 – 8:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: In honor of Southborough UNscheduled this monthls meeting is a Family Edition. Those interested in taking part cook a different dish from this month’s selection Eat Like a Gilmore: the unofficial cookbook for fans of Gilmore Girls by Kristi Carlson. Then everyone brings in their dishes to share. (To avoid overlap, please email Marianna Sorensen at msorensen@southboroughma.com with your recipe choice.)

Friday, April 12, 2019

  • Representative Dykema Local Office Hours (8:00 am – 9:00 am) @ Red Barn Coffee (Rt 9 East), 20 Turnpike Road: Representative Dykema will be holding her quarterly office hours in town. Residents are encouraged to stop by to share concerns, questions and opinions on state issues or simply to chat over a cup of coffee. (If the time isn’t convenient for you, call the office at (617) 722-2680 or email Elizabeth.Walk@mahouse.gov to set up a personal appointment in the district or at the State House.)
  • Puzzle Club (10:30 am – 12:30 pm) @ Southborough Library: Join other patrons in piecing together an image, or tackle a puzzle by yourself. Come to the Library for a relaxing, yet stimulating time and good conversation over finely crafted puzzles. For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

  • Artist Tour of Beals Preserve (11:00 am – 12:00 pm) @ Beals Preserve: Join Catherine Weber for a tour of the preserve trails and learn more about making a submission of art for the Art on the Trails juried exhibition. For details, see dedicated post.
  • NSPAC: Reading Goals Workshop (1:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Northborough Library, 34 Main St: Rescheduled from March 2nd due to snow. NSPAC is co-hosting this workshop with Shrewsbury and Westborough SEPACs. For details, see dedicated post.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

  • Artist Tour of Beals Preserve (2:00 – 3:00 pm) @ Beals Preserve: Join Catherine Weber for a tour of the preserve trails and learn more about making a submission of art for the Art on the Trails juried exhibition. For details, see dedicated post.

Monday, April 15, 2019 – Patriots Day

  • Town Offices & Buildings closed
  • Start of Spring Break: Southborough and Northborough Public Schools have no school this week.

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